American Silversmiths

Benjamin Waite
Abigail Hall
William Waite


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1. Mary Nichols

William Waite
  • Born: 9 Jan 1730, Wickford RI
  • Marriage (1): Mary Nichols on 21 Jul 1751 in Greenwich RI
  • Died: 20 Mar 1826, Cambridge NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1757-1760 as a silversmith in Wickford RI 4
  • He worked after 1760 as a silversmith in Cambridge NY 4
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 8 Sep 1786, describing the theft of "eleven large and nine small silver spoons, all marked and bearing the makers' names, W. WAIT, S. WAIT and S. PERKINS from Joseph Gordon.." The S. Wait is undoubtly a mistake for John Waite. 3

William married Mary Nichols on 21 Jul 1751 in Greenwich RI. (Mary Nichols was born on 8 Dec 1732 in East Greenwich RI and died on 28 Dec 1822 in White Creek NY.)

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